Curiosity Café

coffee cup“I have no special talents; I am only passionately curious.”
-Albert Einstein

Have a cup of coffee and enjoy monthly talks and workshops on a variety of topics to expand your world. 

These programs are free and in the Oak Room at 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month.

3rd Saturday of the month from 1:00-3:00 pm

Saturday, January 21, 2017: Biking Across America with Terri Wortman
What does it take to bicycle across the U.S., and why would anyone do it? Find out at this talk.

Saturday, February 18, 2017: Ukulele 101 with Aaron Canwell
Come learn to play this fun and simple instrument! Ukuleles provided.

Saturday, March 18, 2017: Estate Planning Q&A for Parents with Minor Children with attorney Michelle-Shari Kruss
Get answers to your questions about planning your estate with your minor children in mind.

Saturday, April 15, 2017: Cowboy Poetry with Tom Swearingen
Celebrate National Poetry Month with local Cowboy Poet of the Year. "Rhymes, rhythm and wit come so easily to Swearingen that it inspires laughter that is accompanied by awe. He makes even a city boy want to saddle up and ride toward the western stars."
- Cliff Newell, Portland Tribune

Saturday, May 20, 2017: The Hubble Telescope with Tom Styczynski
Former Hubble design team engineer talks about the design, build, and testing of the Hubble Space Telescope with a focus on the challenges of servicing in space, particularly the first servicing mission that addressed the problem with the optics.

Adult Summer Reading Program theme: Build a Better World

Saturday, June 17, 2017: Citizen Activism 101 workshop with Donna Cohen
Want to improve life for yourself and your neighbors, or have a concern about local, state or federal laws? Learn about strategies and tools for change, and what is going on and how to make your mark.  

Saturday, July 15, 2017: Tools for Positive Change with Brad Moore
Come and experience Appreciative Inquiry, a truly creative and positive modality for change and innovation that can be used in your personal or business life.

Saturday, August 19, 2017: Coffee with a Cop with our local Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

Fall series

Saturday, September 16, 2017: Mexico's Aztec Eagles with Sig Unander
Celebrate Mexico's Independence day with this fascinating talk about the Mexican Air Force unit that fought alongside US military forces in WWII.

Saturday, October 21, 2017: TBA

Saturday, November 18, 2017: Holiday Card Making with Linda Dundon

Saturday, December 16, 2017: Holiday Stories with Ken Iverson